Dr. J Rula, MD

Dr. J Rula, MD

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60 y/o
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Dr. J Rula, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Advanced Surgical Associates

2945 S Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ 85202
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mercy Care
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Rula's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rula performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Rula performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Parathyroidectomy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rula performs Parathyroidectomy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Rula performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Minimally-Invasive Parathyrodectomy
Hyperparathyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rula treats Hyperparathyroidism more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Rula treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperparathyroidism, Neonatal, Severe Primary
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Dr. Rula's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Adrenalectomy
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Appendix Disorders
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Jejunostomy Tube Placement
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mass
Mastectomy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Pulmonary Disease
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenectomy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

To provide the highest quality surgical care with an emphasis on advanced surgical procedures and technology. To help patients reduce there down time from surgery with advanced procedures.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1989
    Phoenix Integtrated Surgical Residency General Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1985
    Phoenix Integtrated Surgical Residency General Surgery
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1984
    University of Mississippi
    Medical School
    1984
  • 1980
    Millsaps College
    Undergraduate School
    1980

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2009
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2003
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2010

Dr. Rula's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rula

3.9

Based on 26 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Rula's Performance
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Dr Rula is very professional in his approaches and his knowledge is with out exception. Very courteous, nice and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend DR Rula for any concerns you might have.
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Dr. Greg Rula and his team did an amazing job on my surgery and recovery. I was really nervous about my first surgery, but everyone was very nice to me and really helped to put my mind at ease. He did very well making sure my surgery went smoothly and I could not have gotten a better surgeon then...Read More
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Dr. Rula has operated on two of my sisters, my wife, and most recently ( March 2018) he removed my thyroid. He also consulted with my mother (83) for a hiatal hernia and utimately recommended/choose not to move forward with surgery at that time, however, if surgery is eminent Dr. Rula will be her...Read More
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Dr Rula does a wonderful job at explaining your condition, the procedure/surgery (if needed), and your treatment options.
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Just got a thyroidectomy from Dr. Rula and could not be happier with the results. Relatively little post-op pain, small incision, and it looks like I'll be back to normal in no time.
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Locations

Advanced Surgical Associates

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(480) 359-1104

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
CopperPoint Mutual
CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
SCAN Health Plan
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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